Ulf the Earl
- d. btw 1020 - 29 SEP 1027 Denmark
- bur. after 29 SEP 1027 Hellige-Trefolg, Kirken, Roskilde, Denmark
- Earl of Uppsalla
- Earl in England
- c.1024:Regent of Denmark
- Mother: SIGRID SPRAKALEGG OR (L) SPRAKLING b: BET 935 AND 981 in HALLAND, SWEDEN
- Mother: Okänd
Marriage and Issue
- m. Estrid Svendsdatter (Cnut's sister) abt.1015/16. Issue:
- ASBJORN (L) ULFSEN SPRACKLING b: BET 1002 AND 1022 in DENMARK
- BJORN BIORN ESTRI (NOTES) DENMARK (L) ULFUSSON b: BET 953 AND 1001
- SVEND OR SWEYN II ULFSSON KING OF (L) DENMARK b: BET 988 AND 1020 in ENGLAND
- EADNOTH "THE STALLER" THANE OF (L) GLOUCESTER b: ABT 1030 in ENGLAND
- GYTHA (L) ULFSDOTTER b: BET 997 AND 1005
1009: leader - Danish raid on England
1023-1025: Governor of Jomsborg
1017: Earl (Jarl) in England
from 1026: Regent of Denmark
joined the alliance of Olav II King of Norway and Anund King of Sweden to oppose his brother-in-law King Knud
He was made an Earl in England by Knud.
joined brother's alliance to oppose Knud in 1026.
31 Dec 1026: killedd in Roskildebt in Trefoldighedskirke.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Searle, 1899
- ↑ alias: Eilif
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wikipedia: Ulf the Earl
- ↑ www.hull.ac.uk
- ↑ Entered by Sheri Sturm.
- ↑ ALTERNATE BIRTH: BEFORE 977
- Ulf was the father of Sweyn Estridson, and thus the ancestor of Danish royal house which would rule Denmark 1047-1375.
- ↑ Entered by Sheri Sturm.
- ↑ Death: BET 25 DEC 1026 AND 29 SEP 1027 in MURDERED ON ORDERS OF CANUTE I (HIS BROTHER IN LAW) IN ROSKILDE, DENMARK
Searle, W.G. (1899). Anglo-Saxon Bishops, Kings, and Nobles: The Succession of the Bishops and the Pedigrees of the Kings and Nobles, (pp.355). London: Cambridge University Press. [archive.org
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On November 4, 2013 at 22:55GMT Sheri Sturm wrote:
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